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Donna Sue Heard

Donna Sue Heard, a beloved resident of Pikeville, Tennessee passed away on March 20, 2024, at the age of 57.

She was known for her deep love for her family, especially her grandchildren, whom she adored spending time with. Donna had a passion for decorating, flowers, and enjoyed the thrill of thrift shopping and yard sales. She will be remembered for her warm heart and joyful spirit.

Donna was preceded in death by her parents, Robert Woodrow and Judy Margaret Troglin Olinger;   brothers, Darryl and Terry Olinger; sister, Melissa Olinger.

Left behind to cherish her memory is her devoted husband of 40 years, Steven Heard; son, Derrick (Margo) Heard; daughters, Hope Heard (Tyler Sapp), Hailey (D. J.) Riggs, Haven (Jesse) Mooneyham; grandchildren, Laynie, Tillie, Mira, Darci, Milo, Laydon, and Rias; brother, David (Susan) Olinger; sister Sherry (Mike) McGuire; sister-in-law, Sandra Olinger; and special “sister” Mitzi Henson; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of friends.

A celebration of Donna’s life was held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, March 24, in the funeral home chapel.

Condolences can be made at

Pikeville Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements.

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